Harvard School of Public Health

U.S. assistant secretary for health Howard Koh speaks at the diploma ceremony on May 27.

Events begin with a Commencement Eve reception for degree candidates and their families and friends on Wednesday, May 26, from 4 to 7 p.m., under the Commencement tent in Kresge Courtyard. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served. The reception is open to the entire HSPH community.

The Harvard School of Public Health Commencement festivities begin at noon on Thursday, May 27, in Kresge Courtyard. Box lunches will be available (free for graduates, $11.50 by pre-order for guests) starting at noon. Graduates line up for the academic procession at 1:30 p.m.; the procession begins at 2:30. The Commencement speaker is Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The ceremony, which will also include addresses by the dean and a student speaker, will conclude around 5 p.m. A reception follows. The ceremony will also be available by webcast and televised inside Kresge Hall.

For more information, visit the Harvard School of Public Health Commencement page.

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